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Thread: Hayward sp711-13 multivalve

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    Hayward sp711-13 multivalve

    Anyone have experience repairing a Hayward sp711-13 multivalve key assembly? Mine seems to be developing tiny cracks in the notches where the key lever fits to select the various settings (backwash, rinse , waste, etc...). It's about 7-8 years old.
    I rebuilt the valve (new o rings and spider gasket) and then found the tiny crack was actually where the leaking was occuring. I notice that some of the other notches are beginning to crack, too.

    Can I use epoxy inside the valve (inexpensive) to reinforce the key notches, or should I just replace the whole assembly(much more costly)?
    What do you guys think?
    Thanks in advance for your help!
    10,000 IG vinyl liner pool, Hayward sand filter, Hayward SuperPump (converted to 2-speed), BBB user

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    Re: Hayward sp711-13 multivalve

    Temporarily, you could get away with the epoxy, but in the end, it will eventually need replacement. I believe this is a replacement for your valve. The price isn't bad either.
    18' AG Pool, 6900 gallons, 55 sq. ft. Hayward Easy Clear Cartridge Filter, 1hp Power Flow LX Pump, North Texas

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